Read Up, Greenville is a celebration of Young Adult and Middle Grades books and authors. Saturday, August 6th will be a full day of book sales, author signings, panel discussions and keynote speakers. The day will feature nine panels specific to different themes and three keynote addresses. 28 Middle Grades and YA authors and artists will be on the Peace Center campus (click here to view the entire author lineup).
The event is free to all with the exception of the keynote events.
Ticketed events include:
- Bon Secours St. Francis Health System presents Jay Asher, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Thirteen Reasons Why. August 6th at 10:00 am in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
- The Fred Collins Foundation presents Holly Goldberg Sloan, critically acclaimed author of Middle Grades, YA books, including Counting by 7s. Holly has also written eight family feature films, including, Angels in the Outfield. August 6th at 1:30 pm in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
- Closing Keynote includes Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, co-authors of All American Boys, a 2016 Coretta Scott King Honor book, which chronicles two teens – one black, one white – grappling with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school their community, and ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension. August 6th at 6:15 pm in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
Each keynote presentation is $7.00 or all three for $15.00.
Scholarships are also available!
If you love reading or love a teen who loves reading, then Read Up is for you!
View the full event schedule & purchase tickets at www.readupgreenville.com.